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Product Description: “To philosophize is to learn how to die.” —Cicero; assassinated by order of Mark Antony“One who no longer is cannot suffer.” —Lucretius; suicide, allegedly driven mad by a love potion“Life is solitary, poor, nasty, brutish, and short...read more
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Hardcover:

9781847080103 | Granta Books, June 2, 2008, cover price $25.35 | About this edition: Starting from the premise that philosophers' deaths have been as interesting as their lives, Simon Critchley pulls readers in with quirky stories of how philosophers died and then confronts the big themes - in this case, what 'a good death' means and how to live with the knowledge of death and free from what he calls 'delusions and sophistries'.

Paperback:

9780307390431 | Original edition (Vintage Books, February 10, 2009), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: “To philosophize is to learn how to die.

Miscellaneous:

9780307472632 | Vintage Books, February 10, 2009, cover price $15.95

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